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Pus in stool: The occurrence of puss which may occur in stools. See detailed information below for a list of 27 causes of Pus in stool, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, whereas other causes that...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good"...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. This leads to "...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, or GERD. Other...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Pus in stool:
Mucus stool (88 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Mucus symptoms (766 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes)
Symptoms related to Pus in stool:
Mucus stool (88 causes), Stool color changes (387 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Pale stool (103 causes), Dark stool (50 causes), Anal abscess, Colon abscess, Crohn's disease, Ulcerative colitis, Tumor, Diverticular disease, Fistula, Appendicular abscess, Dysenteric infection, Cholera, Dengue fever
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